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O'Neill, John: Naturalization Record, Norfolk County

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STATE OF VIRGINIA. At a Court held for Norfolk County the 19th day of March, 1855. John O'Neill an alien, who has lately arrived in the United States, and is desirous of being naturalized a citizen thereof, this day appeared in Court, and in pursuance of the Act of Congress made a report of himself, which report is in the following words, to-wit: I, John O'Neill in order to become a citizen of the United States, make the following report of myself to the County Court of Norfolk County I report that I was born in The County of Devon in Ireland in the year 1835 being about 20 years of my age; that I am a subject of Queen of Great Britain owing allegiance to that monarch, and none other; that I migrated to the United States in the year 1853, and that I intend to settle myself in the County of Norfolk, in the State of Virginia, one of the United States. Goven under my hand this 19th day of March, 1855[.] John O'Neill And the said John O'Neill declared on oath that it is bona fide his intention to become a citizen of the United States, and to renounce forever all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign Prince, Potentate, State or Soveignty whatever, and particularly to Victoria Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. Copy Teste Arthur Emmerson CC